Mr. Verrastro, a Principal of the firm, has been with Spillman Farmer Architects since 1983. His expert knowledge of construction specifications, materials, and methods; expertise in roofing and building envelope forensics; and broad understanding of design and construction will make him a valuable resource throughout this contract. He serves the Construction Specifications Institute as an instructor at the CSI Academies Educational Courses, teaching the principles of specifications and contract administration. In the past, Mr. Verrastro has served as the past Chair of the AIA’s MasterSpec Architectural Review Committee and CSI’s Specifications Competition Committee. He leads the firm’s roof consulting studio and brings extensive knowledge of roofing and building envelope systems, causes of failure, and remediation/replacement strategies building owners. Mr. Verrastro is also a Certified Construction Contract Administrator; his leadership in this area is a key reason that Spillman Farmer Architects excels not only in creating the construction documents but throughout the completion of the contract.
Other awards include 2014 J. Norman Hunter Award for Construction Document Education and the 1981 Kansas State University Donald R. Hollis Memorial Award.